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Total crime 40%
Violent crime 29%
Property crime 42%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePerry/100k peopleIowa/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime111n/a (estimate)1,4962,0002,489
Murder0n/a0.01.95.0
Rape3n/a40.436.942.6
Robbery1n/a13.527.481.6
Assault16n/a215.6200.4250.2
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)270267379
Burglary17n/a229.1371.1340.5
Theft70n/a943.31,199.61,549.5
Vehicle theft4n/a53.9163.0219.9
Property crime91n/a (estimate)1,2261,7342,110

Key findings

  • Perry crime rates are 40% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Perry are 29% lower than the national average
  • In Perry you have a 1 in 67 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Perry is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Perry has decreased by 56%

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      Daily Crime In Perry (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Perry, Iowa is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Perry are 1.34 times less than the Iowa average and 1.66 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Perry are 1.01 times more than than Iowa and 1.41 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Perry are 1.41 times less than than Iowa and 1.72 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Perry (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Iowa and all other cities across the US, is Perry safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Perry is safer than 51% of other cities in the state of Iowa. In addition, Perry is safer than 47% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Iowa and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Perry. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Perry is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Perry

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Perry is 1 in 372
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Perry is 1 in 82
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Perry is 1 in 67
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Perry? In Perry, you have a 1 in 372 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 82. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Perry, IA is 1 in 67.

      Year Over Year Crime In Perry (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Perry, IA is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Perry has increased by 32%, while the property crime rate in Perry has decreased by 61% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Perry has decreased by 55% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Perry police department

      ItemPerryIowaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)193,827558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.31.83.3
      There are a total of 19 Perry police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30% greater than the Iowa average and 28% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Iowa

      StateTotal offendersIowa /100KNational /100K
      Iowa6,040205266
      There are a total of 6,040 sex offenders in Iowa. This yields a total of 205 sex offenders in Iowa per 100,000 residents which is 23% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Granger, IA1,46168442510
      Dallas Center, IA1,85186559645
      Panora, IA1,097102665768
      Woodward, IA1,621114739852
      Madrid, IA2,585116754870
      Ogden, IA2,069125811936
      Jefferson, IA4,207731,0191,091
      Perry, IA7,8762701,2261,496

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Floris, VA7,87673576649
      Creston, IA7,8773342,1072,441
      Stayton, OR7,8751922,8373,030
      Thousand Palms, CA7,8755803,0643,644
      Belgrade, MT7,8743801,9012,282
      Perry, IA7,8762701,2261,496
      Source: The Perry, IA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.